Christensen Arms MPR Hunting Rifle
A couple years ago I bought a new rifle to serve as a mix between a hunting rifle and a match rifle. After getting used to AR-15 rifle ergonomics and bolt action rifles with chassis, I wanted something similar for a hunting rifle. At the same time, it was important for me to be able to shoot with a suppressor while hunting or at the range. In order to keep the weight down in a precision rifle that can support a suppressor, I knew that a carbon fiber barrel would be the best option. After a lot of research on different rifles that were available or options for building my own, I decided to give the Christensen Arms Modern Precision Rifle, or MPR a chance. This is a chassis style rifle with Christensen Arm's proprietary carbon fiber barrel, their own Remington 700 clone action and a Christensen Arms chassis made with aluminum and carbon fiber. Check out the full review below:
In the above review I had some issues with extraction and talk about Christensen Arms sending me a replacement extractor and spring. I have replaced both and continued to use it, even taking an Antelope with the rifle in really dusty, dirty conditions. So far I haven't had any more issues with extraction or ejection. Check out the video on that below:
I bought my Christensen Arms MPR from Sportsman's Warehouse. Use this link to check the rifle out: https://bit.ly/2Hz281x I liked the rifle enough that I bought a second one in 6.5 PRC last year, which I’ve already used to take a cow elk and a mule deer buck. I have the pair set up with the same model scope so they feel very similar, but the 6.5 Creedmoor vs 6.5 PRC gives me a couple options for different, but similar ballistics.
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